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What does Grahame mean?

Grahame Pronunciation of Grahame [gra-hame] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the name Grahame means "gravel homestead". Grahame is a version of Graham (Old English): Scottish clan name from Grantham.

Associated with: old english, homestead.


Grahame has 2 variants: Graeme and Gram.

1 more different relation via Graham: Graeham.

Creative forms:
(male) Gahame, Gorhame, ..

(female) Grahael, Grahale, ..

Middle name pairings:
Grahame Johnny (G.J.), ..

How popular is Grahame?

Grahame is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#70052 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Graeme (#1291 the previous year) and Graham (#176) are the popular varying forms of Grahame (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Graeham, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Grahame was at its most widespread in 2015 (adoption of 0.13%). Graham is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Graeme, Graham in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Grahame and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Erasme, Gahan, Gersham, Giacamo, Gorham, Gradee, Grange, Grantham, Graye, Gresham and Ingrahame (see Ingram). Like Grahame, these names are not commonly used.

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